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Bloggers And Media Law

THE dangers, laws and pratfalls of blogging. Robert Cox is the founder and president of the Media Bloggers Association. This in the NY Daily News:

When Peter Robbins, a retired homicide detective from Barnstable, Mass., was asked to blog for the site CapeCodToday.com, it never occurred to him that he might face a libel suit. Lucas Lechuga thought of his blog about the Miami real estate market as a fun diversion from selling condos until he was slapped with a $25 million lawsuit by a local developer. Alana Taylor, a student at NYU, found herself in hot water after she “live blogged” about her journalism class for the PBS MediaShift Web site.

Anorak knows about the pitfalls of writing on the web. See lawyers letter aplenty:

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Posted: 8th, October 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (4)